ABC Movie of the Week/The Man Who Wanted to Live Forever

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The Man Who Wanted to Live Forever
Airdate December 15, 1970
Writer(s) Henry Denker
Director John Trent
Network ABC
Style 90-minute thriller drama
Company Canadian Film Development Corporation
Palomar Pictures Corporation
Origin Canada/USA

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The Man Who Wanted to Live Forever (1970) is a TV movie about a heart doctor who is extending his life through shady means. It aired as part of the ABC Movie of the Week.

Cast: Stuart Whitman (Dr. McCarter Purvis), Sandy Dennis (Dr. Enid Bingham), Burl Ives (T.M. Trask), Tom Harvey (McBride), Robert Goodier (Dr. Wilfrid Morton), Ron Hartmann (Dr. John Emmett), Jack Creley (Dr. George Simmons), Allen Doremus (Dr. Carl Bryant), Kenneth James (Clinton), Joseph Shaw (Dr. Franz Heinemann), Clem Hambourg (Pianist), Harvey Fisher (Copter Pilot), Robert Warner (Guard #1), James Forrest (Guard #2), Robert Mann (Guard #3), John Davies (Doctor), Dr. V.K. Saini (Surgeon #1), George Pyfrom (Surgeon #2), Claudia Koropecki (Surgeon #3)


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